Hut \Hut\, n. [OE. hotte; akin to D. hut, G. h["u]tte, OHG. hutta, Dan. hytte, Sw. hydda; and F. hutte, of G. origin; all akin to E. hide to conceal. See {Hude} to conceal.] A small house, hivel, or cabin; a mean lodge or dwelling; a slightly built or temporary structure. [1913 Webster] Death comes on with equal footsteps To the hall and hut. --Bp. Coxe. [1913 Webster]